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GAC 01072014

Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Construction of the Tuen Mun–Chek Lap Kok Link
February 05, 2015, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
For approximately 20 months, marine works for construction of the southern connection of the Tuen Mun–Chek Lap Kok Link will be carried out within the area bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates (WGS84 Datum) from (A) to (L) and the adjacent shoreline:(A) 22 deg. 17.981’N / 113 deg. 58.087’E(B) 22 deg. 18.151’N / 113 deg. 58.163’E(C) 22 deg. 18.503’N / 113 deg. 57.564’E

(D) 22 deg. 18.518’N / 113 deg. 57.427’E

(E) 22 deg. 18.600’N / 113 deg. 57.454’E

(F) 22 deg. 18.753’N / 113 deg. 57.606’E

(G) 22 deg. 18.732’N / 113 deg. 57.697’E

(H) 22 deg. 18.596’N / 113 deg. 57.669’E

(I) 22 deg. 18.456’N / 113 deg. 57.902’E

(J) 22 deg. 18.354’N / 113 deg. 58.074’E

(K) 22 deg. 18.226’N / 113 deg. 58.287’E

(L) 22 deg. 18.163’N / 113 deg. 58.524’E

Yellow marker buoys fitted with yellow flashing lights will be laid to mark the northern boundary of the works area at co-ordinates (I) and (J).

The works will be carried out from a flotilla of vessels including flat top barges, derrick barges, crane barges, self-propelled barges, hopper barges and construction vessels at various stages. Some tugs and some work boats will provide assistance. The number of vessels engaged in the works will change from time to time to suit operational requirements.

A non-specified channel with a width of about 110 metres is provided for vessels navigating along the Tung Chung buoyed channel to pass through the works area.

A working area of approximately 50 metres will be established around each working vessel. Yellow marker buoys fitted with yellow flashing lights will be laid to mark the positions of the anchors extending from the working vessels.

The hours of work will be round-the-clock.

Vessels engaged in the works will display signals as prescribed in international and local regulations.

Vessels navigating in the vicinity should proceed with caution.

(For information about operations in Hong Kong contact GAC Hong Kong atshipping.hongkong@gac.com)

Source: Government of Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.17 of 2015

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